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Position: Assistant Professor
Institution: Wesleyan University
Department: Department of Biology
Location: Middletown, Connecticut, United States
Duties: The Biology Department at Wesleyan University seeks a new tenure-track assistant professor in cell and developmental biology, beginning July 1, 2021. The candidate will develop an active research program to address fundamental problems in biology. We seek a colleague who will complement and contribute to our current research and teaching strengths in cell and developmental biology, genomics, neuroscience, and evolution/ecology, and is committed to liberal arts education in a culturally diverse community
Requirements: Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience, expected to demonstrate excellence in research and teaching, and be prepared to launch an independent, externally funded, laboratory-based research program that will provide training opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students
   
Text: Skip to Main Content About Admission Academics Campus Life Athletics Alumni Parents Home Search Jobs Create Account Log In Help Human Resource Office Academic Affairs Assistant Professor, Department of Biology Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening. To apply for the position, please click the Apply for this Job link/button. If you would like to bookmark this position for later review, click on the Bookmark link. If you would like to print a copy of this position for your records, click on the Print Preview link. Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Please see Special Instructions for more details. You will be asked to upload electronic versions of the items we require, which are a 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) publication reprints; 5) a statement of research plans; 6) a statement of teaching interests. In the cover letter, applicants should describe how they will embrace the college's commitment to fostering an inclusive community, as well as their experience working with individuals from historically marginalized or underserved groups. You will also be asked to provide the email addresses of three or more referees from whom we may obtain confidential letters of recommendation (please double-check the accuracy of the email addresses of the referees you name to insure that you have the most up-to-date email addresses for each one). After you have submitted all of the required documents, you will see a confirmation number. At that point, each of your referees whose email address you have provided will receive an automatically-generated email requesting that he or she submit a letter of reference for you. Position Information Job Posting Number F00265 Position Title Assistant Professor, Department of Biology Department Biology Department-1048 Job Category Faculty Posting Position Type Full-Time Position Details The Biology Department at Wesleyan University seeks a new tenure-track assistant professor in cell and developmental biology, beginning July 1, 2021. The candidate will develop an active research program to address fundamental problems in biology. We seek a colleague who will complement and contribute to our current research and teaching strengths in cell and developmental biology, genomics, neuroscience, and evolution/ecology, and is committed to liberal arts education in a culturally diverse community. Wesleyan University is a selective liberal-arts university located in Middletown, CT that offers Ph.D and BA/MA graduate programs in Natural Sciences and Mathematics. The Biology Department’s multidisciplinary programs provide a stimulating research environment supported by core facilities that include confocal, scanning and transmission electron microscopes as well as access to Wesleyan’s high-performance computing facilities and Quantitative Analysis Center. The successful applicant will teach one formal course each semester (rotating among introductory, intermediate, and advanced topics in cell or developmental biology) and participate in the co-teaching of a journal club and graduate seminars. Additional duties include advising and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students and participating in faculty governance at the departmental and university level. Minimum Qualifications Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience, expected to demonstrate excellence in research and teaching, and be prepared to launch an independent, externally funded, laboratory-based research program that will provide training opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students. Management Competencies Competencies Special Instructions To Applicants You will be asked to upload electronic versions of the items we require, which are a 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) publication reprints; 5) a statement of research plans; 6) a statement of teaching interests. In the cover letter, applicants should describe how they will embrace the college’s commitment to fostering an inclusive community, as well as their experience working with individuals from historically marginalized or underserved groups. You will also be asked to provide the email addresses of three or more referees from whom we may obtain confidential letters of recommendation (please double-check the accuracy of the email addresses of the referees you name to insure that you have the most up-to-date email addresses for each one). After you have submitted all of the required documents, you will see a confirmation number. At that point, each of your referees whose email address you have provided will receive an automatically-generated email requesting that he or she submit a letter of reference for you. Additional Information Review of applications will begin December 15, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Please contact Diane Meredith (dmeredith@wesleyan.edu) if you have questions about the application process. Note for Interfolio users: We gladly accept letters of recommendation from Interfolio. From your Interfolio account, please use the “web delivery” method to upload your letters directly to our online application. For further instructions, look here: http://product-help.interfolio.com/m/27438/l/266289-confidential-letter-uploads-to-online-application-systems Quick Link http://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/7419 Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter Curriculum Vitae Reprints Research Statement Statement of Teaching Interests Optional Documents Teaching Evaluations Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504 or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to Alison Williams, Vice President for Equity & Inclusion/ Title IX Officer, 860-685-3927, awilliams@wesleyan.edu. Wesleyan University complies with the Clery Act and maintains records of campus crime statistics and security policies. Copies of Wesleyan University’s Clery Act Report are available on request and online at http://www.wesleyan.edu/publicsafety/compliance.html. 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